from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sailors' punch composed of wine, water, and brandy.


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  • It's all very well for you others to join in your chorus about jolly sailor boys sitting up aloft, but what about poor me sitting all the time in a cold hipsy bath, as they calls it in hospitals, expecting every moment to feel the young crocs a-tackling my toes?

    The Ocean Cat's Paw The Story of a Strange Cruise


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